I was browsing the new posts of the other bloggers on the network and i found a fantastic one that i think people should read.
Is Making Compatibility a Dump Stat Really Necessary? by Exchange of Realities
He makes a great point. There are things as a player you shouldn't do. The above is one of them. It kind of makes me want to start a series on de-optimizing your group as examples of things that you shouldn't sacrifice to have a better time, because when you sacrifice them, everyone suffers.